News Definitors Archivi - CARMELITANI SCALZI

12 December 2022

Philippine: An Assembly of Beginnings

The 14th General Assembly of the Philippine Federation of Discalced Carmelite Nuns held last November 8-12, 2022 in Iloilo City, coincided with the launching of the centennial celebration of Jaro Carmel, the first Carmelite community in...

5 November 2022

Lisieux (Francia): pilgrimage of the Carmelite family

Saturday October 1st , the entire Carmelite family of the Paris province held a reunion in Lisieux for the 10th consecutive year. In the context of the general pastoral visitation of the father General, fr. Miguel Marquez Cal...

14 October 2022

Reflection Group of the CICLA (Union of Major Superiors of the Friars of Latin America)

On the 7th August, Fr. Leonel Ceniceros, Provincial of Mexico, Fr. Milton Moulton, Commissioner of Chile, Fr. Robin Calle, Delegate of Ecuador, and Fr. Martín Martínez of the Generalate, officially constituted the CICLA Reflection Gro...

3 October 2022

Silver Jubilees

South Kerala It is with immense joy and deep gratitude to God and to the Blessed Mother of Carmel that the Discalced Carmelite Friars of the Province of St. Joseph of South Kerala celebrated the Silver Jubilee of the reli...

30 July 2022

Burundi-Rwanda: Laudato si’ session: an experience of “everything is connected” and contemplation

From Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 of May 2022, the Community of Discalced Carmelites of Gitega hosted about fifty young people studying in secondary and university institutes in the cities of Bujumbura and Gitega. They came to live together an ...

8 July 2022

South Brazil: General Pastoral Visit to the Province of Blessed Mary of Mount Carmel

Father General, Fr. Miguel Márquez Calle, visited the Province of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (southern Brazil). This trip of Father General to Brazil was part of the General Pastoral Visit, carried out from 25th April to 28th ...

15 November 2021


During the solemnity of our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus, we celebrated a thanksgiving Eucharist for Casa del Monte Carmelo at Lepaterique, Honduras. We are overjoyed because today has been a very significant day: a first Mass celeb...

14 September 2021

Tuesday, 14th September 2021

Today we came to the end of our General Chapter.  As the ancients said, ”ultima brevior” which means: the last must always be the briefest. The day was entirely dedicated to working on the Final Document of the Chapter and on the messa...

11 September 2021

Saturday, 11th September 2021

Today the entire General Chapter had an audience with Pope Francis. It was arranged for 11.00. The friars made their way to the Vatican either on foot or using public transport. They had to be at the Bronze door by 10.15 in order to be conducted t...

10 September 2021

Friday, 10th September 2021

At the beginning of the morning, Fathers Francisco Javier Mena Lima, of the Caribbean Commissariat, and Fabio Silvestri, Provincial of Venice, presented the working method adopted for the revision of our Norms: the members of the commission, the r...

9 September 2021

Thursday, 9th September 2021

Today, Fr. Fausto Lincio, the Provincial of Lombardy, presided at the Eucharist. He asked us: what word could light up our journey when we find ourselves at an impasse? …  To accept that in our lives there we have experienced injustice, but it ...

8 September 2021

Wednesday 8th September 021

Today the eucharist was presided by Fr. Lazaro Iparraguirre, the Provincial of Navarre (Spain). On this day of the birthday of the Blessed Virgin he invited us to upon Mary: with faith, she knew how to recognize the presence of the Lord where she ...

7 September 2021

Tuesday, 7th September 2021

Our confreres from India took the lead in our prayer today. Fr. Joannnes Gorantla recalled that foundations are important in any building. Ours must be in Christ, whose whole life was one of an intimate relationship with the Father. This the sourc...

4 September 2021

Saturday 4th Septemer 2021

Today, our brothers from the Spanish speaking group led the liturgy. In his homily Fr Carlos Alberto Ospina Arenas, Provincial of Columbia, told us that in our diversity we must be united by the Word of God. If we hold fast to the Word of God, the...

2 September 2021

Thursday, 2nd September 2021

Each linguistic group takes its turn to preside at the eucharist. Today It was the turn of the French group. The president was Fr. Christophe-Marie ocd, Provincial of the Paris Province. His homily offered three words for us to reflect upon: liste...